Andrew Bunch threw for 388 yards and five touchdowns, all to Nate Johnson, rushed for another score and unbeaten Independence (14-0) overwhelmed Centennial (12-2) 56-15 Friday night in Thompson's Station, sending the Eagles to the TSSAA Class 5A Blue Cross Bowl next Friday.
Ravenwood scored 17 consecutive points Friday night to put itself back in the BlueCross Bowl for the second straight year, beating Whitehaven 20-13 in a Class 6A semifinal.
This time last year, Will Hester and his Ravenwood Raptors were looking at Thanksgiving and then a long ride to Memphis to face Whitehaven with a trip to the state championship game in Cookeville on the line.
Unbeaten Independence (13-0) hosts Centennial (12-1) Friday night with a berth in the state championship game in Class 5A on the line in what has become the biggest football game in Williamson County history.
I wish everyone reading this column a most fulfilling Thanksgiving and I’m not talking about how much turkey and dressing, along with all the side dishes, that we stuff our faces with.
The Franklin Thanksgiving Classic ended Tuesday night with the host Rebels and Lady Rebels earning a split with Columbia on the hardwood.
The Franklin Fieldhouse is offering youth clinics during the holiday breaks from school. These camps are for kids in third grade through high school, open to all skill levels, and will include a morning and afternoon session each day.
Six players from Williamson County, including three from Centennial, have been named to the West Team for the annual Toyota East-West All-Star Classic Dec. 11 in Cookeville.
Pigskin Preview will not be heard this week due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The show resumes next Thursday, Dec. 3.